Our Nursing Home Rights
Upon admission into a nursing home, residents are afforded a special set of rights guaranteed by the federal Nursing Home Reform Law.
Access & Visitation
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Freedom Of Choice
To choose a personal attending physician, participate in planning care and treatment or changes in care and treatment, be fully informed in advance about care and treatment...
Privacy & Confidentiality
Of personal and medical records, private written and telephone communications, to send and receive (unopened) mail, to participate in resident groups...
Personal Fund Management
A resident has the right to manage his or her financial affairs and the facility may not require residents to deposit their personal funds with the facility.
In The News
Our curated news feed of articles from national media outlets and Families for Better Care press releases.
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